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composer

Alec Wilder, American composer.

Background

Wilder, Alec was born on February 16, 1907 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of George and Lillian (Chew) W. Student, Lawrenceville (New Jersey) School, St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H.

Education

Student, Lawrenceville (New Jersey) School, St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H. Studied counterpoint with, Herbert Inch, Edward Royce.

Career

Writer arrangements various singers, including, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, others.

Works

Connections

father:
George Student

mother:
Lillian (Chew) W. Student